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Book flights to Bonthe

If you're looking for a laid-back island escape, visit Bonthe, a town located on Sherbro Island in southern Sierra Leone. This destination offers a unique experience for travellers seeking a relaxed, off-the-beaten-path destination. Bonthe's main attractions include historical sites like colonial-era buildings and Krio board houses. You can also visit the Sherbro River estuary or explore the surrounding rainforest with a guide. Bonthe is a good choice if you're interested in Sierra Leonean history and culture, and prefer a slower pace of travel compared to busier destinations.

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Airports near Bonthe

There are multiple ways to reach Bonthe - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Bonthe.

Lungi International Airport

Located in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Lungi International Airport is the closest international airport to Bonthe. To reach Bonthe from Lungi, you would need to take a domestic flight or a ferry to the mainland and then drive to Bonthe.


Roberts International Airport

Situated in Monrovia, Liberia, Roberts International Airport is another option for travellers heading to Bonthe. From Roberts International Airport, you can take a domestic flight or arrange ground transportation to reach Bonthe.


Kotoka International Airport

Located in Accra, Ghana, Kotoka International Airport is a regional airport that offers a wider range of international flights. From Accra, you can take a connecting flight to either Lungi International Airport or Roberts International Airport, and then proceed to Bonthe.


Banjul International Airport

Situated in Banjul, Gambia, Banjul International Airport is another regional airport that can be considered for reaching Bonthe. From Banjul, you can take a connecting flight to either Lungi International Airport or Roberts International Airport, and then continue your journey to Bonthe.

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With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Bonthe into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Bonthe

With a wide variety of attractions in Bonthe, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Sherbro Island Beaches

Undoubtedly, the pristine beaches lining Sherbro Island are a major draw for visitors. Bonthe offers easy access to several beaches, including the popular Bamba Beach. Imagine long stretches of golden sand, ideal for relaxation, swimming, or trying your hand at water sports. The beaches are also a great spot to soak up the sun and enjoy the stunning coastal views.

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Sherbro Island National Park

Nature enthusiasts will find plenty to explore in Sherbro Island National Park. This protected area covers a significant portion of the island and is home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. Visitors can spot primates like chimpanzees and colobus monkeys, encounter various bird species, and witness vivid butterflies. Hiking trails allow you to delve deeper into the rainforest and discover the park's hidden beauty.

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Bonthe Town Historical Sites

The town was a major centre for the slave trade in the 18th and 19th centuries. Sites like the old fort and colonial buildings offer insight into this period. You can also visit the Bonthe District Museum to learn more about the town's history and culture.